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A new key to understanding molecular evolution in space

Scientists at Hokkaido University have revealed temperature-dependent energy-state conversion of molecular hydrogen on ice surfaces, suggesting the need for a reconsideration of molecular evolution theory. Molecular hydrogen, the most abundant element in space, is created when two hydrogen atoms bond on minute floating ice particles. It has two energy states: ...

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Brexit Could Make Space Boffins All Topsy Wopsy, Innit?

The United Kingdom has opted out of the European Union. The Brexit is a pig’s breakfast, a trough full of implications. And in one sloppy corner is the UK’s future as a spacefaring nation. Analysts, economists, and experts galore are still trying to sort out exactly what the Brexit1 means. ...

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Space Photos of the Week: Monster Stars Show the Sun Who’s Boss

Slide: 6 / of 6 . Caption: NASA’s Cassini spacecraft captured this view of Saturn’s moon Enceladus that shows wrinkled plains that are remarkably youthful in appearance, being generally free of large impact craters. When viewed with north pointing up, as in this image, the day-night boundary line (or terminator) ...

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